Monthly Archives: July 2017

Patient Medication Errors are on the Rise

Posted by admin on July 28th, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Elderly person taking medication, two different pills

A recent study has been released, outlining the fact that more patients are making medication errors than ever before. Of those who make these errors, one-third end up hospitalized. Many people are aware that they either  may have made or have made a mistake and put in a call to the U.S. Poison Control Center. The center receives such a call approximately every two minutes.

When a medication error is reported, the person often says that they took the wrong dose. Others say that they took a double dose, and still others report having mistakenly taken another person’s medication. About 14 of the calls the poison control center receives every day result in medical treatment due to the serious nature of the mistake.

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First Move-In Day at Grayson!

Posted by Kia Crawford on July 25th, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

We are ecstatic to move-in our first residents at our newly opened Dogwood Forest of Grayson community! Construction began on the 99- unit residence in January 2016, and we’re moving in our first residents today! The community boast a beautiful courtyard area, theatre, wellness center, and much more! We’re located at 1754 Grayson Highway, Grayson, Georgia. Come on by for a visit and take a tour!

 

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